Meet Our CEO

Introducing Nicole Gasper – CEO

Mrs. Nicole Gasper joins the West Michigan Aviation Academy after serving at the Newaygo County Regional Educational Service Agency (NC RESA) for 14 years, most recently as the Chief Instructional Officer.

Previously, she taught middle school science and English at Kingsford Middle School and Negaunee Middle School in the Upper Peninsula. She brings 20 years of educational experience, including career and technical education administration, coaching, and serving as the secondary coordinator and teacher at a school in Costa Rica.

Mrs. Gasper earned her Masters degree in Administration and Supervision and Elementary Education Bachelors degree from Northern Michigan University. She is also currently serving as the President of the Michigan Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (MI ASCD).

Mrs. Gasper is passionate about creating high-quality experiences for students and is driven to leverage the talents and resources to do so. She is looking forward to advancing WMAA’s mission and vision and to building relationships with the WMAA families and staff.

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